Thougtful Thursday July 11, 2013

Don’t have much of my own to say today, so I’m sharing what I’m reading & watching today in the news, on my favorite blogs, etc:

  1. The Katie Couric Show is celebrating Title IX with LOTS of awesome guests, including Venus Williams, Robin Robers, Hannah Storm: http://www.katiecouric.com/videos/preview-robin-roberts-nine-for-ix-venus-williams-whoopi-goldberg-hannah-storm/
  2. One of the bloggers I follow posted a thoughtful commentary on the #Zimmerman trial as it relates to being a mom of a boy of African descent: http://www.smartnsassymom.com/2013/07/5-things-we-can-learn-and-teach-our-children-about-trayvon-martins-murder/
  3. The last two blogs from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) speak to me, one on preschool and one on women’s wages: http://www.aauw.org/2013/07/10/were-still-plugging-preschool/ and http://www.aauw.org/2013/07/09/wage-raise-critical-for-women/
  4. It was Mary Mcleod Bethune’s birthday yesterday: http://newsone.com/2024586/mary-mcleod-bethune/
  5. And….more women going into space: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/science/space/nasas-new-class-of-astronauts-gives-parity-to-men-and-women.html?_r=0
  6. What I’m doing this weekend: WGBH Fun Fest, Lowell Cup Soccer, Block Party in Lowell Common

ENJOY!

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